Category Archives: Bodywork

Carbon

Did a little bit of work on the car today, made some carbon fibre scuttle covers. They still need sticking down with the some tape, but they look nice:

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Side screens

Side screen are mounted to aluminium brackets via a threaded hole and cut screw. Aluminium brackets cut & drilled. Many, many hours of polishing later brackets ready for mounting. All done.

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Paint!

It’s been a long time coming, but we finally got the Sportster painted and reassembled and here’s the result:

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Getting there

I was hoping that the car would get finished today, but as always there were more and more little things to do! The centre console now has bracketing to hold it securely in place, the tub is secured and positioned … Continue reading

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Centre console, and rear end

The centre console coming together, this will also act as a duct for heater down to your feet. There’s also a 12V supply in the side of it for the all important sat nav (or I’d get very lost all … Continue reading

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Interior and rear lights

Dash board re-trim without glove box (wiper motor in the way) Rear of re-trimmed  dash showing pod for speaker Divers side behind the dash Test fit on car, the mount holes needed drilling out as the paint had filled them … Continue reading

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Body panels

All the body panels are off and ready for paint!

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Loured Up

After not having much success with the bead roller I went to go see http://www.coollouvres.com/ today, here are the results, I’m really happy with these:

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Bodywork final stages of prep for paint

Rough fill in of the holes in the tub with 8 layers of glass to give it plenty of strength. Tub hole cover from the back New side repeaters fitted – these need the hole enlarging a bit. New scuttle … Continue reading

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Bodywork update

A few more things checked off the list: Finished the scuttle side panels Opened up the indicator holes on the scuttle to fit the new ones Rear end break down Step one of filling the seat belt holes in the … Continue reading

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